Hole of Monticello Dams

Once upon a time in America was the city of Monticello (Monticello), which was a lot of wheat fields and farmland. But then the city and the fields and farms flooded to their place to form an artificial lake and the legendary Berriessa Monticello Dam. Dam is legendary because the spillway it is organized in the form of an enormous drain hole.

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When the water level rises high enough, it might seem from the water, forming a giant funnel, poured into the very bowels of the earth. Due to the originality of the dam project has become very popular among tourists, and outstanding spillway dubbed "the hole of glory."

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A giant crater «Glory Hole» - this, some kind of valve, which is a huge concrete pipe and is designed for rapid and uncontrolled discharge of water. Such a discharge of water needed to control water levels in hydroelectric dams Monticello (Monticello).

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For a second drain passes through more than 1370 cubic meters. meters of water.

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